|Known for||Being Spokesperson of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association|
Douglas Mahiya is a Zimbabwean politician and a member of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association. Mahiya is also a member of the Zanu-PF party.
Mahiya was arrested on July 27, 2016 for presiding over a war veterans meeting that denounced Robert Mugabe. At the same meeting, a communiqué was issued to members of the media. Among other things, the communiqué pointed out that war veterans had renounced President Mugabe’s leadership.
Attack on Jonathan Moyo
Mahiya attacked Jonathan Moyo the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education for being a divisive element causing problems in the ruling party and undermining the authority of liberation war heroes.
- War vet Mahiya arrested, Herald, published: July 28, 2016, retrieved: July 28, 2016